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St Enda’s urged to lose prospects tag ahead of Davitt’s IFC meeting

  LIKE the cigar-chomping Clay Morrow in the hit Netflix series Sons of Anarchy, St Enda’s boss Declan Steele is urging his ‘prospects’ to earn their cut when they step out against Davitt’s in the Intermediate Football Championship on Saturday. For a number of seasons, St Enda’s have been earmarked as a side to watch. […]

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West Belfast rivals understrength for derby duel

Northern Switchgear Antrim Senior Football Championship preliminary round Lámh Dhearg v St Paul’s (Saturday, 5pm, Corrigan Park) AS they seek to overcome West Belfast rivals St Paul’s on Saturday, Lámh Dhearg will be without the services of two of their star players for the Senior Football Championship preliminary round tie at Corrigan Park. Antrim players […]

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The only way is Essex for St James’ Swifts

ST James’ Swifts are hoping to reap the benefits of a new partnership with English non-league side, Billericay Town. The clubs already share a sponsor – DMC Contracts LTD – and St James’ travelled over to Essex earlier this month with three of their teams to play in charity games to raise money for suicide […]

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Rossa retain Division One status as Ballycastle go down

Antrim Hurling League Division One O’Donovan Rossa 2-18 Ballycastle McQuillan’s 2-15 ROSSA secured their Division One status for 2018 thanks to a three-point win over Ballycastle at a sunny Rossa Park last night (Wednesday). The result means the North Antrim club can’t overhaul the West Belfast side given they are now three points adrift with […]

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Burnett excited as Zhakiyanov unification confirmed

HAVING won the IBF bantamweight title against Lee Haskins in June, Ryan Burnett has no interest in resting on his laurels as he steps straight into a unification fight with WBA champion, Zhanat Zhakiyanov at the SSE Arena on October 21. The Newington man proved he was world class against the experienced Haskins, dropping the […]

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Frampton misses weight ahead of homecoming fight

TOMORROW’S headline fight at the SSE Arena will go ahead, but the WBC featherweight title eliminator will apply to Andres Gutierrez only after Carl Frampton scaled one pound over the nine stone limit at today’s weigh-in at the Europa Hotel. ‘The Jackal’ came in at 127lbs with the Mexican registering 125 lbs 9oz which was […]

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